Good old-fashioned snail control proved more effective at curbing schistosomiasis than drug treatments, according to Stanford-led research in Senegal. Programs that reduced the intermediary snail host, alone or along with drugs, reduced the proportion of the population…

As many as 150 million girls and women—most in sub-Saharan Africa—suffer from a misunderstood and under-researched condition that threatens their fertility and puts them at greater risk of contracting HIV. Urogenital schistosomiasis can cause vaginal bleeding, lesions,…